Jun 19 2012
Not knowing what else to do, she decided to offer consulting as a way to bring in some cash while she looked for another job.
She discovered what a lot of you already know; it’s not that easy to just get those clients.
She wanted help to make this happen easily. I so wish there was a map to that magic road to success!
After talking with me she began to get it that it is a full time job to look for a job and another over full time job to begin a business. She needed to make a decision.
Regardless of your own situation you have also needed to make that decision because developing a business is all about investing in the long term. It helps to have a clear, “Why,” because getting a business going is just too hard without that clarity.
Here are a few questions to ponder.
Look at the list and notice which ones you identify with. If you’re helping people with your service and using your skill, you want to be doing just that, whether it is coaching, healing, developing, designing or teaching.
However, in order to develop a sustainable business, it requires you to wear many hats and to step into roles you may feel very unequipped for. This can bring up huge issues and make you feel like quitting some days.
What is the big reason that will keep you going?
In a way you have to be driven, otherwise it is much easier to have a job.
Look at these statements below and notice where you feel a strong YES. Notice which ones make you feel uncomfortable. You want to:
___ Take something from the very beginning and develop it.
___ Understand the financial side of business.
___ Earn enough money to invest and/or give away.
___ Develop a team and manage people.
___ Develop multiple income streams.
___ Develop your expertise and a name for yourself.
___ Experience the personal achievement of success.
Likely you said yes to some of the above statements and a few that make you feel anxious and unsure.
The important thing is to get the support you need to help you when that self-doubt creeps in.
Would you add anything else to the above list? What is your big why?
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